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Wireless USB adapter isn't picking up my network

By swayyy
Dec 6, 2012
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  1. Hi All,

    Recently my roommate moved out and I had to get my own internet service. Prior to the change my D-Link DWA-125 was working fine. After the change I can see the network; however, I couldn't connect. I decided to re-installed the driver and now it's not picking up any network. All other wireless devices are connected. So it's not the signal. The driver is updated.

    Also I tried installing another wireless usb adapter and it's the same result. While installing the driver I would get a message saying I aborted the installation and the adapter can not be found. I can see it in the "device manager". Could it be a firewall or virus program preventing it?

    Your help will be much appreciated. Thanks in advance.
  2. remixedcat

    remixedcat TS Rookie Posts: 41

    Please uninstall all the drivers and if they don't successfully uninstall all the way I recommend you downloading something called Driver Fusion from the following site: http://treexy.com/products/driver-fusion

    and it will completely wipe all traces of the wireless adapters and then you will need to re-install the latest versions of the adapter drivers and see if that helps.
  3. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 13,400   +313

    DID YOU? WHY?
    Where did you get the driver, from the PC support site or elsewhere?
    To use the MS driver, click on the device and get the properties; update from there
    Firewall controls access, not installs. The MS Install service will stop if nothing to do, so it must be set to AUTOSTART


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